Adobe has appointed Suzanne Steele as Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand, replacing  Chris Skelton who has decided to leave the company.

Steele will join Adobe in late November 2017 reporting to Paul Robson, President of Adobe Asia Pacific.

She joins the company from Experian where for the past two years she has led the ANZ operations as Managing Director.


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Robson said, “Adobe ANZ is at the forefront of a market where no industry is immune from digital disruption. We are focused on supporting our customers to deliver exceptional experiences, and excited by the opportunities to expand our market position and take our business to new levels.”

“Suzanne brings extensive experience to our committed team; she is a customer-centric leader who understands the importance of client relationships to competitive differentiation and growth.”

Steele has more than 25 years’ experience in leading and motivating management teams across data, software and analytics businesses, with her work abroad in North America, the UK and Singapore including senior roles at Visa Europe, CACI London and Morgan Stanley.

“I am absolutely delighted to be joining the Adobe team, I am energised by the momentum in the business and the opportunity that is before us in this market. I look forward to working alongside our customers and our people to deliver exceptional outcomes and expand our market position,” Steele said.

In a statement announcing the appointment, Robson thanked current ANZ MD Chris Skelton who has been in the role since mid-2014.

“Our ANZ business has enjoyed significant growth and maturity under Chris’ leadership, and has a committed team in place focused on expanding our market leadership as well as delivering the best experiences for our customers. We are thankful to Chris for his significant contributions and wish him all the best,” Robson said.

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